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Peak Design, San Francisco-Based Design Company, Hires Jen Flaxman as Head of People

Peak Design, a company creating solutions for carrying to help creatives, commuters and adventurers keep their gear accessible, organized and protected, has appointed Jen Flaxman as Head of People. Peak Design partnered with Frederickson Partners on the executive search.

In her role as Head of People, Jen will serve as a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP), and own talent development, engagement and relations across the employee lifecycle. She will report to the Chief Executive Officer, Peter Dering.

Jen joins Peak Design from Ruggable, where she served as Senior Director, Head of People. There, she led the People team, oversaw Recruiting, People Analytics, Learning and Development, HR Operations and Workplace Experience for their 800 team members in corporate and manufacturing. Previously, she served as a Senior Manager, People and Culture Business Partners at Stitch Fix. Jen holds a Bachelor of Arts from Emerson College.

Peak Design is a design company that engineers professional grade camera accessories for photographers of all types and abilities. It is on a mission to enable photographers, adventurers, and outdoors enthusiasts to better capture the beautiful world around them. They do this by designing and building innovative, thoughtfully composed, ultra-durable products that are easy to use and versatile.

Frederickson Partners recruits high impact executive talent for innovative companies worldwide. As a part of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Frederickson recruits executives for the entire C-suite, specializing in HR and People, and matching startups, tech unicorns, mission-based organizations and Fortune 500 enterprises with world-class executive leaders. Frederickson’s U.S. locations include San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta and Nashville, serving many global tech hubs, Clients include Alphabet, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Fitbit, Gartner, Gilead, Intel, Intuit, Lyft, Nieman Marcus, Pinterest, Qualtrics, Roche, SoFi, The Nature Conservancy, Twitter, Uber, Waymo and Workday.

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